Horrible people! There is a no sign of any humanity at all.

Islam became the dominant religion in Java at the end of the 16th century. During this era, the Islamic kingdoms of Demak, Cirebon, and Banten were ascendant. The Mataram Sultanate became the dominant power of central and eastern Java at the end of the 16th century.

More than 90 percent of the people of Java are Muslims, on a broad continuum between abangan (more traditional) and santri (more modernist). The Muslim scholar of the writ (Kyai) became the new religious elite as Hindu influences receded.

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Horrible people! There is a no sign of any humanity at all.

Islam became the dominant religion in Java at the end of the 16th century. During this era, the Islamic kingdoms of Demak, Cirebon, and Banten were ascendant. The Mataram Sultanate became the dominant power of central and eastern Java at the end of the 16th century.

More than 90 percent of the people of Java are Muslims, on a broad continuum between abangan (more traditional) and santri (more modernist). The Muslim scholar of the writ (Kyai) became the new religious elite as Hindu influences receded.

Surabaya Zoo Tiger

Confronting Look Inside Indonesia’s Horrific ‘Zoo Of Death’

on April 5   |   By Alex Farrell   |

When I first heard about this zoo it made me incredible angry and saddened to know that a place like this even exists. The photos offer a shocking account of the sadistic…

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